BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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1/1st Battalion

CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT

118th Brigade / 39th Division

 

Late August : Hamel sector.

3rd September : Attack North of the Ancre (in reserve).

12th September - 3rd October : In front line in Hamel sector.

Early October : Works in Thiepval sector.

14th October : Capture of the North part of Schwaben redoubt.

22nd October : In line at Thiepval.

13th November : Attack of St Pierre Divion.

 

132 names

Captain

Arthur Innes

ADAM

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1783  Private

David

ALLGOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Henry Blythe King

ALLPASS

(detached from 4th Essex)

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

2280  Private

George L.

ARBER

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3432  Corporal

Charles Evelyn

AVELING

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325857  Private

Charles

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

326564  Private

Fred

BARTON

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

3397  Private

Thomas

BARTON

Killed in action on the 6th December 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Cambridge (Mill Road) Cemetery

 

4340 Private

William James

BEAUMONT

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

325011  Corporal

William

BENTON

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

3103  Private

William John

BLATCH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

3041  Private

Walter

BOLTON

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

325499  Corporal

Harold

BOND

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

8072 Private

Jack Godfrey

BOWDELL

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Edgar George

BOWYER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Alfred Royal

BRADFORD

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2722  Corporal

Walter Albert Thomas

BRANCH

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

325510  Lance Corporal

Charles Alfred

BRITTAIN

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

4023 Private

Albert Stephen

BRUCE

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

325373  Corporal

Harry C.

BULLEN

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

2292  Private

George William

BURBAGE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

326557  Private

Walter Leonard

BURGESS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Sir Henry Guy Trentham

BUTLIN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1836  Private

Sidney George

CARR

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

325311  Private

William

CARTER

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325306  Private

Anthony

CHALLIS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2300  Private

Charles

CHANDLER

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

3493  Private

Arthur

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2302  Private

Charles Bertram

CHARD

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension n1

 

3890  Private

Alfred

CHRISTMAS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4532  Private

William

CLAYDON

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

2991 Private

Hugh Aubrey

COCKERTON

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension n1

 

2007  Private

Fred

COOPER

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

3447  Private

Arthur William

COULSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2192  Private

Walter Edwin

CROOTE

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

4189  Private

Sidney

DAINES

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

326591  Private

Albert

DAISLEY

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2151  Private

Ernest W.

DAISLEY

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

2728  Private

Harold Williams

DARLING

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1732  Private

Frederick William

DAWSON

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

6839  Lance Corporal

Edwin Herbert

DAY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4305  Private

Clarence

DEATH

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

325149  Private

Henry Edward Patrick

DICKERSON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2324  Lance Corporal

Albert

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

947  Corporal

John William

EVANS

(detached from 2nd/8th Essex)

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

4440  Private

Percy

FERGUSON

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

Captain

Thomas Hope

FORMBY

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2739  Private

Stanley Jack

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3171  Private

Stanley

FOX

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1878  Private

Harry Edward

GALL

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

2339  Private

Bertham

GAUGE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1681  Lance Corporal

George Henry

GEAGEN

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3443  Private

Frank Elias

GILL

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

326941  Private

Walter

GILL

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3112   Private

John Stanley

GIPP

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1280  Private

William

GLADWELL

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

1745  Corporal

Dennis Alfred

GOLDING

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Ste Marie Cemetery

 

3966  Private

Frederick Walter

GOODE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1416  Private

Edward Thomas

GRAY

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1974  Private

Joseph Frederick

GRAY

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

2777  Corporal

Jack W.

HALSTEAD

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

6817  Private

Stanley Charles

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George Alfred

HERMAN

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

326000 Private

George William

HITCH

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

4231  Private

Thomas

HOBSON

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1887  Private

Fred

HODSON

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916  - Age 21

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

3571  Private

Arthur

HOWARD

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

3012  Private

Robert

JECKELL

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

326638  Private

Percy Edward

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325286  Private

George Henry

JUGG

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

326280  Private

Charles

LAMBE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

2242   Lance Sergeant

Arthur Hugh

LANGFORD

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

2928  Private

Arthur Frank

LISTER

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

3825  Private

Charles

LLOYD

Died of wounds on the 7th November 1916

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

3758  Private

Herbert

LOW

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Sutton (St Andrew) Churchyard

 

4298  Private

Fred

LUTKIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2523   Corporal

George Frederick

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

325939  Private

James Charles

MASKELL

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325369  Private

Edward Victor

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3677  Private

Percival John

MEWS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

326592  Private

Frank

NEWMAN

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

1335  Sergeant

Richard Arthur

NEWMAN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

3097  Private

Charles John

NORDEN

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension n1

 

2648 Private

Harry Arthur

NORDEN

Died in service on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Hem Communal Cemetery

 

3255  Private

Alphonso Norris

NORMAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1362  Private

James

NORTHFIELD

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

2249   Private

Percy

NUNN

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2250  Sergeant

Frank

OGDEN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

2645  Private

Thomas

PARKER

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

3642  Private

George

PARR

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1975  Corporal

Edmund

PIERSON

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

1402  Sergeant

George Edward

PIGGINS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325606  Private

Arthur John

PLUMB

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4623  Private

Harry

PLUMMER

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

326049  Private

George Edward

PORTER

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

2790  Private

Bernard

QUINCE

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

James Archibald John

REID

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

6844  Private

Thomas Aliff

RIDER

Died of wounds on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

326436  Private

William Thomas

ROWLINSON

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1656  Private

John Edward

RUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

326446  Private

Walter

SAMMONS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Walter

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Devereux

SECKER

(detached from 3rd/4th Essex)

Died of wounds on the 13th December 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Colchester Cemetery

1853  Private

Oliver

SEWELL

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Cambridge (Histon Road) Cemetery

 

326503  Private

Ernest

SHAW

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William

SHAW

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

329366  Private

Lionel George

SIMPSON

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1990  Private

Herbert Ernest

SINGLETARY

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1693  Corporal

George

SMITH, MM

Died of wounds on the 3rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2420  Sergeant

John Edward

SNELLING

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2812  Lance Sergeant

Sidney John

STONE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

326785  Private

George Henry

STRAFFORD

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

1888  Private

George Albert

STURMAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

4113  Private

George

TARRANT

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

326839  Private

Christopher

THAXTER

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1907   Private

Horace Franklin

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

4319   Private

South Coote Harold

TOWNSEND

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

325614   Private

Herbert Harold Lewis

TURNER

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Saxelby

VINE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Croxton

WALKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

2959  Private

Leonard

WALLIS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

326533  Private

Harry

WATTS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

326541  Private

Christie

WEBB

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

2207  Sergeant

Herbert

WELLS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

3087  Private

William John Victor

WHITEHEAD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

1857  Private

Walter

WHYBROW

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Cambridge City Cemetery

 

727  Company Sergeant Major

Harry

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 11th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

1345  Private

Arthur Ernest

WOODBINE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

408  Private

Edward Horace

WOODROW

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

1589  Lance Corporal

Edward J.

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 25th November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

1214  Private

Thomas Owen

YARROW

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3755  Private

Walter

YOUNG

Died of wounds  on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension